characteristic

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serving to identify or set apart an individual or group

Synonyms for characteristic

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Detailed information acquired characteristics of the service and the requirements described in the request for participation in the Annexes.
The results suggest that many plants acquired characteristics that helped them thrive in colder climates -- such as dying back to the roots in winter -- long before they first encountered freezing.
From the outset, Italian eugenics; unlike eugenics in Britain and the United States, promoted a neo-Lamarkian view of evolution--the belief that the inheritance of acquired characteristics and natural selection cause a species to evolve--rather than a Mendelian one which would have held that physical particles passed from parents to offspring, determining traits of all organisms and guiding their evolution.
It addresses the history and archaeology of both the burgh of Whithorn and the Isle of Whithorn, which were settled sometime before the fifth century and had acquired characteristics of a town by the late 10th or early 11th.
Wilde, influenced by both Darwin's theories and Herbert Spencer's theory of the inheritance of acquired characteristics, rejected realism as a form of art that simply reproduced contemporary culture and favored harmonious formal creations that reshaped the viewer's/reader's consciousness and aided social reform.
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